Nestled on the Costa Brava coastline, Santa Susanna features two kilometres of picturesque beaches, a cobbled old town and rural surroundings. It’s home to 15th-century watchtowers and a beautiful nature park dotted with hiking trails, while its location near Barcelona offers easy access to world-famous attractions.
Things to do in Santa Susanna
Santa Susanna is home to a trio of beach escapes, including Levante, Tescaletes and Dunes, all of which offer golden sands with sunbeds and parasols for hire. Water sports are a popular pastime, while the palm-lined promenades are dotted with cafes and ice cream parlours.
Those who prefer to explore on foot can wander the scenic trails at Montnegre Nature Park, which is surrounded by lush flora and fauna and captivating hill vistas. Adventurous travellers looking for an adrenaline rush can traverse the trails on a mountain bike.
Step back in time at Santa Susanna’s famous watchtowers, including the well-preserved Galter Mas Tower, Torre de Can Rates and Torre Montagut. You can also see castles and ancient churches in the town’s medieval centre, such as the old chapel Capilla de Santa Susanna.
If you’re travelling with the kids, take a 25-minute drive to Water World for a day of enthralling rides. The family-friendly aqua park has high-speed slides, a pitch-black tunnel chute and a splash park with pint-size pools and slides for the little ones.
Getting around Santa Susanna
Buses and trains connect Santa Susanna with Barcelona, while the city centre can be explored on foot or bicycle. Taxis and cars are the most convenient modes of transportation to travel further afield.